Hello Friends. I'm a newbie for hubpages . Could anyone explain me the use of Summary text..! (while writing a hub)
This is a crucial element in getting traffic from the Google search engine. On HubPages, the 'Summary' is used as the Description Tag. (See my Hub 'What is SEO?'. From the Table of Contents, go to: 'III. A. 3. Meta Tags' and look for 'Meta Tag Description.')
Use it as a sort of "teaser" to entice a person to want to read the article. It has to be pretty short, so you can't say much anyway. So make it interesting, to draw in the reader.
Google will display only 160 characters (including spaces) and HP takes up some of that by displaying the date. So, you need to make your best 'sales pitch' within a very few words to encourage searchers to click on your listing from a search results page.
by Raye2 years ago
Please do something to the filters so that Hub summaries as graphically-cluttered as the below can be found. This can't be helping.
by Suzanne Day4 years ago
Just a suggestion. The add → text which appears in the description field has appeared on my hub summaries, even though I have put text in. This involves me having to go back and edit all the hubs again. Is it possible...
by Ryan Hupfer8 years ago
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by Jonathan Wylie10 months ago
Last month, and in other recent months, my Amazon earnings are almost twice as much as my Ad Program earnings, yet, every month, I get notices from Hubpages saying that they removed Amazon capsules from my articles. I...
by amy jane10 years ago
Hi - I'm kind of new to creating hubs and I was hoping someone could explain a little about summary text. What are the advantages of writing it instead of having it done automatically? What is the goal of it...
by Oyewole Folarin6 years ago
I noticed that 98% of my hub organic traffic is from google, why not from other search engines, specifically yahoo search engine and bing?
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